INEC declares Akeredolu winner of Ondo election with 292,830 votes

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has been declared winner of the 2020 Ondo State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Akeredolu, who is the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election, scored 292,830 votes to beat the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Eyitayo Jegede who polled 195,791 votes.

Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) came third with 69,127 votes.

The INEC Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, on Sunday declared Akeredolu the winner of the poll at the INEC Headquarters in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

“Having satisfied the requirement of the law and scored the highest number of votes, I hereby declare Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu of the APC as the winner, and he is hereby returned elected.”

Prof. Olayinka, who is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, said: “Having satisfied the requirement of the law and scored the highest number of votes, I hereby declare Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu of the APC as the winner, and he is hereby returned elected.”

Below are votes by the participating political parties.

AAC – 814

ADC – 2,440

ADP – 3,464

APC – 292,830

APGA – 271

APM – 309

APP – 527

LP – 1,977

NNPP – 222

NRM – 468

PDP – 195,791

PRP – 669

SDP – 3,053

YPP – 398

ZLP – 69, 127

Below are the results of the 16 local governments:

Ifedore LG:

APC 9,350,

PDP 11,852,

ZLP 1.860

Irele LG

APC 12,643

PDP 5,493

ZLP 5,904

Ile Oluji LG

APC 13,278

PDP 9,231

ZLP 1,971

Ondo East LG

APC 6,485

PDP 4,049

ZLP 3,221

Idanre LG

APC 11,286

PDP 7,499

ZLP 3,623

Owo LG

APC 35.957

PDP 5,311

ZLP 408

Akoko North East LG

APC 16,572

PDP 8,380

ZLP 3,532

Owo LG

APC 35.957

PDP 5,311

ZLP 408

Akoko North East LG

APC 16,572

PDP 8,380

ZLP 3,532

Akure South LG

APC 17,277

PDP 47,627

ZLP 2,236

Ose LG

APC 15,122

PDP 8,421

ZLP 1,083

Okitipupa LG

APC 19,266

PDP 10,367

ZLP 10,120

Ondo West LG

APC 15,977

PDP 10,627

ZLP 10,159

Odigbo LG

APC 23,571

PDP 9,485

ZLP 6,540

Ese-Odo LG

APC 13,383

PDP 4,680

ZLP 4,760

Ilaje LG

APC – 26,657

PDP – 11,128

ZLP – 4,005.

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